Teaching Early American Topics


Syllabi for Undergraduate Courses

The Alternative American Renaissance Kacy Tillman (University of Tampa)

American Enlightenment/American Gothic Matthew Pethers (University of Nottingham)

American Literature I Edward Whitley (Lehigh University)

American Literature I ; Course Schedule Mark Kamrath (University of Central Florida)

American Literature Through A Traveler's Eyes Keat Murray (Swarthmore College)

American Literature to 1800 Lisa Gordis (Barnard College)

American Literatures and Cultures I Abigail Davis (University of Minnesota)

American Novel Lisa Logan (University of Central Florida)

American Novel to 1900 Abigail Davis (University of Minnesota)

American Novel: The Roots of American Fiction Mischelle B. Anthony (Wilkes University)

The American Revolutionary Era James Kirschke (Villanova University)

American Romanticism Edward Whitley (Lehigh University)

Author in Context: Edward Taylor and Anne Bradstreet Rosemary Fithian Guruswamy (Radford University)

Captivity Narratives Alan Silva (James Madison University)

Colonial American Literature Alan Silva (James Madison University)

Colonial and Early American Literature: Conversations about Early American Literature Patrick M. Erben (University of West Georgia)

Colonial British America Charles L. Cohen (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

Conquest and Consumption Across the Americas: Bodies, the "Indian Weed," and Sugar Kelly Wisecup (University of North Texas)

Crime, Transgression, and Punishment in Early American Culture Richard Frohock (Oklahoma State University)

Discovery and Ethnography: Spanish America, 1492-1590 David A. Boruchoff (McGill University)

Early American Life Writing Jodi Schorb (University of Florida)

Early American Literature William C. Corley (California State Polytechnic University, Pomona)

Early American Literature Rosemary Fithian Guruswamy (Radford University)

Early American Media Maureen Tuthill (Westminster College)

Early American Novel Michael Ziser (University of California, Davis)

Early American Women’s Words Lisa Logan (University of Central Florida)

Early American Writing Laura Laffrado (Western Washington University)

Encounters in Early American Literatures Kelly Wisecup (University of North Texas)

Film as Literature: “Early America at the Movies” Patrick M. Erben (University of West Georgia)

Food and Eating in Early America Lauren Klein (Georgia Institute of Technology)

Formations of American Culture Lauren F. Klein (Georgia Institute of Technology)

The Frontier in American Literature E. Thomson Shields, Jr. (East Carolina University)

The Great American Novel: Early American Literature and its Contexts, Charles Bradshaw (University of Tennessee at Martin)

History of American Literature to 1900 E. Thomson Shields, Jr. (East Carolina University)

Indian Identity and the Ambiguities of Race Jane T. Merritt (Old Dominion University)

Literature of Early America Brigitte Bailey (University of New Hampshire)

Literature of the American Revolution David J. Carlson (California State University, San Bernardino)

Literature of the New World to 1820 E. Thomson Shields, Jr. (East Carolina University)

Melville and Monotheism Michael Drexler (Bucknell University)

New World Identities: Exceptionalist Ideologies of the Americas Elise Bartosik-Vélez (Dickinson College)

Pirates, Puritans, and the Revolutionary Atlantic World Steven W. Thomas (College of St. Benedict | St. John's University)

Race and Revision in Early America Kathleen Donegan (University of California, Berkeley)

Reading Red, White, and In-Between in Early American Literature Keat Murray (Swarthmore College)

Recovering Native New England John Kucich (Bridgewater State College)

Religion and Science in Early American Colonial Encounters Kelly Wisecup (University of North Texas)

Revisiting Early America Michael Ziser (University of California, Davis)

Revolution and the Early American Novel Michelle Burnham (Santa Clara University)

Roanoke Island and the "Lost Colony" Over the Past 410 Years E. Thomson Shields, Jr. (East Carolina University)

Scarlet Letters: Puritanism and Anglo-American Literary Culture Beth Bradburn and Scott Slawinski (Western Michigan University)

Secret Societies, Conspiracies and the Hidden Worlds of Early American Literature Patrick M. Erben (University of West Georgia)

Slave Narratives Michael Drexler (Bucknell University)

Survey of American Literature I: Beginnings to 1865 Michelle Burnham (Santa Clara University)

Survey of American Literature: Beginnings to Civil War Alan Silva (James Madison University)

Transatlantic English Literature before 1800 Laura Stevens (University of Tulsa)

The Un-Virtuous Republic: Tropes of Transgression in the Early American Novel Patrick M. Erben (University of West Georgia)

Visual Culture in North America, First Contact-1860 Matthew H. Fisk (Boston Architectural College)

Women and Writing in the British Atlantic World before 1800 Laura Stevens (University of Tulsa)